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#3312279 - 03/14/14 10:02 PM Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage
Finz Offline


Registered: 06/06/13
Posts: 578
Loc: Northern NJ
Three firearms coming out of storage: Ruger single-ten, marlin m60 and a Winchester SXP.

Thoroughly cleaned before storing in case about a year ago

Should I do anything particular to them now before breaking them out?
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#3312297 - 03/14/14 10:16 PM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: Finz]
Pablo Offline


Registered: 10/28/02
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Loc: Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Just make sure there is nothing in the bores and there is no gummed up lube and all should be well.

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#3312347 - 03/14/14 11:15 PM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: Finz]
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Registered: 05/30/10
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relube
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#3312348 - 03/14/14 11:16 PM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: Finz]
SuperDave456 Offline


Registered: 10/29/08
Posts: 2435
Loc: Dallas, Texas
+1 on cleaning them.

One year should be no problem.
5+ years is interesting, a decade or more is REAL interesting

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#3312372 - 03/15/14 12:08 AM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: Finz]
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Registered: 10/10/10
Posts: 6756
Loc: Virginia Beach
How about 40 years? Still cleaning up the bore on my Trap Door Springfield, but the,action and chamber were just fine and it shoots well!
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#3319173 - 03/21/14 04:01 PM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: Finz]
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Registered: 03/18/08
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Loc: South Florida
If they were stored with a preservative, I would just wipe it off and re-lube the gun with the gun lube of your choice.
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#3322278 - 03/24/14 05:35 PM Re: Guns Out Of Year-Long Storage [Re: bubbatime]
Finz Offline


Registered: 06/06/13
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Loc: Northern NJ
Thanks all...

Quick wipe and relube is the way I'll handle them
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